QA Teacher of the Year gets use of new car
CHURCH HILL — Queen Anne’s County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Tamara Forte, a kindergarten teacher at Church Hill Elementary received one of the perks of her title earlier in September when Mike Matson, general manager of Hertrich Ford of Easton, showed up at school to deliver a new car.
Each year Hertrich’s of Easton donates the use of a new vehicle — Forte received a Ford Escape — for the Teacher of the Year to use while they fulfill their duties as TOY.
Forte was joined by CHES principal Jacqueline Wilhelm, her students and CHES mascot Chester. Forte is also a nominee for Maryland Teacher of the Year.
Queen Anne’s Teacher of the Year Tamara Forte stands in front of her new car for the year donated by Hertrich Ford of Easton with her kindergarten class at Church Hill Elementary. Back left, CHES principal Jacqueline Wilhelm and mascot Chester.
From left, Mike Matson General Manager at Hertrich Ford of Easton, Queen Anne’s Teacher of the Year Tamara Forte, Church Hill Elementary mascot Chester, and Interim Superintendent Greg Pilewski.